Archive for the Book Clubs Category

The Mystery Book Club Selection for April

Wasted by Sue Grafton was reviewed on Thursday, April 15, 2021. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book.  Everyone thought that the homeless were the real story and we had a rich discussion around that subject.  We rated the book 3.4.    

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for April

April 13, 1 – 2 pm “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman is the novel to be discussed at the April 13th meeting of the Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The book’s setting is a small dying town surrounded by forest. But Beartown’s junior hockey team is on the […]

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The Mystery Book Club Selection for March

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was reviewed on Thursday, March 18. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book (mostly disappointment) and it was rated a 3.3.  The concerns were the the character of the detective and the disjointment of the story.  The book had […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for March

Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Worst Hard Time: the Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction, the book describes the man-made ecological disaster that hit […]

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Mystery Book Club selection for February

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen Reviewed Thursday, February 18,          We totally enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  The discussion was very interesting and the consensus was  this was an Author worth reading more of his books.  We rated […]

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The Tuesday Book Club Selection for February, 2021

Tuesday, February 09 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Education of an Idealist: a Memoir by Samantha Power. This is the story of an Irish immigrant brought up in Pittsburgh and Atlanta, becoming a journalist and witnessing the genocide in Bosnia, and […]

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The Mystery Book Club Selection for January 2021

The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo was discussed January 21, 2021.      Nesbo’s stories are always beautifully written, sometimes wordy and often involving Oslo in the winter featuring Harry Hole, brrr.  We rated the book 4.0.   Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, […]

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December’s Mystery Book Club Title

The Bitterroots by C. J. Box Discussed 12/17/20; rated 4.1     We enjoyed Bitterroots by C. J. Box.  The author has a great way of building the story and concluding with an ending that ties up all the surprising pieces.  We rated it 4.1.  All agreed […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. Discussed 11/19/20 – rated 4.5 stars.     We loved this book and the author.  She never fails to surprise us.  Twists, turns and characters abound.  We rated this book 4.5 one of our highest. We loved this book and the […]

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Tuesday Book Club Title for November

Tuesday, November 10, 1:00 – 2:00 pm.  Join us as we discuss the classic novel 1984 by George Orwell. First published in 1949, it was modeled on Stalinist Russia. Depicting how political, economic, and social frameworks can become malicious and harmful to the people they supposedly serve, […]

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